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Dividend Hikes, Share Repurchases To Follow Strong Performance Of U.S. Banks In Round One Of Fed’s Stress Test

by Trefis Team
The 35 largest financial institutions in the U.S. recently sailed through the first phase of the Federal Reserve’s annual Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR) – setting the stage for the banks to reveal their capital plans...
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What Would A Potential Comcast-Fox Combination Look Like?

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In the wake of recent developments, Disney has boosted its bid for the studio and cable network assets of Fox to $71.3 billion in cash and stock ($38 per share in cash and stock). This offer is close to 10% ahead of what Comcast had offered last ...
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Citigroup’s Loan Portfolio Is Faster Than Its Peers Thanks To Its Diversified Geographical Presence

by Trefis Team
Citigroup reported an increase in its total loan portfolio from $623 billion in Q1 2017 to $668 billion in Q1 2018 – a jump of 7.2%. This compares with the average loan growth figure of 4.7% across the U.S. banking industry over this period...
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How Sensitive Is Intel To Its EBITDA Margin Change?

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We estimate that Intel ‘s (NASDAQ:INTC) EBITDA will likely grow in low-mid single digits in 2018, primarily led by its Data Center Group, which has seen solid growth of late, led by its cloud business, as well as high performance products, ...
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How Will The FIFA World Cup Impact American Airlines’ 2Q’18 Passenger Yield?

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The FIFA World Cup 2018 has just begun and fans all over the world are aggressively supporting their favorite teams and players. This once-in-a-four-year event not only boosts viewership of online portals and the revenues of the hospitality indus...
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How Much Will Las Vegas Contribute To Wynn’s Top Line Growth?

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Wynn Resorts (NYSE:WYNN)  has performed strongly over the past few years, with nearly 24% annual growth in revenue and a 14% jump in the stock price between 2015-2017. The strong growth was largely driven by a jump in overall Macau casino revenue...
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Key Takeaways From Micron’s 3Q’18 Results

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Micron Technology  (NYSE:MU), the Idaho-based semiconductor company, reported a remarkable 3Q’18 financial performance backed by its focus on high-value solutions and continued demand for its memory chips. The company has had a good year so...
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Why Domo’s IPO Valuation Is Down Over 75% From Its Last Funding Round

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Domo Technologies is no longer on the coveted list of unicorns, with the business intelligence company recently filing to go public at a valuation of roughly half a billion dollars . The company, which intends to list its stock on NASDAQ under th...
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A Quick Snapshot of Norfolk Southern’s Chemical Freight Segment

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Norfolk Southern (NYSE:NSC) generates its revenues primarily from various commodities freight, including intermodal, coal, chemicals, and automotive, among others. The Chemical Freight segment accounts for over 15% of the company’s value, accordi...
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How Pinterest Could Fuel Revenue Growth

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Pinterest is apparently looking to go public in 2019, and while the company has managed to attract a significant number of advertisers, its average revenue per user (ARPU) is still much lower compared to other players in the segment such as Snap ...
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How Will The FIFA World Cup Impact American Airlines’ 2Q’18 Traffic Numbers?

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As the FIFA World Cup 2018 kick-starts in Russia, millions of football fans across the world are expected to remain glued to their virtual screens to enjoy the game. However, the more loyal fans prefer not to stay home, and rather fly down to the...
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Wells Fargo’s Shrinking Net Interest Margins Despite Upbeat Interest Rates Are A Major Concern

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Wells Fargo got one step closer to putting its false account-opening scandal to rest recently after it agreed to a $142-million class-action settlement with all affected customers. But the bank’s operations are likely to reel in the after-e...
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How Much Could Comcast Benefit From Acquiring Fox’s Studio Business? 

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21 st Century Fox  (NYSE: FOX) has had a productive run over 2018 thus far, and the recent approval of the AT&T and Time Warner deal has opened up a bidding war for Fox’s assets between Disney (NYSE: DIS) and Comcast  (NASDAQ:CMCSA). Di...
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Bank of America Regains Lost Ground To Become Second Largest U.S. Bank By Deposits

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Bank of America benefited from dwindling growth in deposits at rival Wells Fargo in the wake of the latter’s account opening scandal to regain the #2 position on the list of largest U.S. banks by total deposits. The diversified banking gian...
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China Telecom Leads Chinese Wireless Growth In May

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The Chinese wireless industry had a relatively strong May, with the three major carriers adding a total of about 10 million subscribers, marking an increase of roughly 2.5 million over the year-ago period. China Telecom  (NYSE:CHA) fared the best...
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